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NBC
May 27, 2012 5:30am EDT
woman ever made. first, we start by celebrating the legacy of local music legend chuck brown. the godfather of go-go passed away at john's hopkins hospital at the age of 75. aaron gilchrist has more on brown's roots and influence on music. not just here but around the wor world. ♪ >> reporter: charles brown's music career spanned some 50 years. there was seldom a moment when he and his guitar were not together jamming out in front of a crowd of bobbing heads and moving feet. ♪ the north carolina native got his start in the '60s playing the guitar for a d.c. based latin band. by the early '70s chuck brown was coming into his own. and go-go was born. ♪ the godfather of go-go is what the world came to call brown creator of a musical genre that became synonymous with d.c. brown described it as jazz infused folk music with lat wrin and african flares driven by percussion and accented with his signature called responsible. ♪ in and out of trouble with the law in his youth brown taught himself to play the guitar in prison. he and his go-go beat became world known landing his firs
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 1:40pm EDT
the title of my book. the book is about civil rights brown versus board of education. >> 1954? >> yes, 1954. it is about brown versus board of education in 1954. the idea is to look at civil rights before mr. brown. we moved from there into a new era of civil rights. this book was what it was like before brown and what we had looking at jim crow. what they thought jim crowell did to them, the lawyers, and how it harms them, and their understanding of what jim crow was is a lot broader. there was -- the image was not only a law saying that black children and white children go to different schools, water fountains, antidiscrimination laws, it is also hiring whites in the industry that only higher whites or african-americans for the worst jobs. government and economy meddled in discrimination. it reveals a much more total and economic deprivation and explication, as well as about stigma and symbolism in state-mandated law. >> during that period, risa goluboff, what were some of the successes of the civil rights section? >> the biggest ones had to do with agriculture workers in the south.
SFGTV2
May 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
month associations, mayor willie brown. >> this evening, we are celebrating our communities from all over the world. i am so lucky to be the mayor of an international city. we talked a lot about diversity, but we also celebrates in so many ways. it is marvelous to hear the names of all these council generals from all around the world. we also have some invaluable participants that represent the city relations. from osaka, singapore, shanghai, taipei, and seoul, korea. they're working with our offices and communities to promote education, trade, allow ourselves to educate ourselves continuously about the need to have a more advanced, smarter immigration policy for our country. and also one that we enjoy celebrating because we get a lot of talent from the other countries, which is why we want to be a gateway to the world. that is why we enjoy the celebration so much. with that, i like to invite former mayor willie brown and also the supervisors, please join us on the stage and be part of the witness and of the signing of the proclamation for this year imposed a celebration of the asian
FOX News
May 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
dangerous threats. and adam brown was already a navy seal when he was blinded in one eye in a training exercise and then lost parts of his fingers on a dominant right hand when the hum vee crashed. he learned to shoot with his left hand and passed the test to be a member of navy seal team six. he was killed in action in afghanistan march 17th, 2010. his remarkable storiev bravery is told in a book fearless. >> joining me is two that served with adam. >> it is great to have both of you here. remarkable story of adam brown in a story called fearless. what was it about adam's story that captivated you and said it ought to be a book. >> these guys on seal team six are a gift to our nation and adam's story is a gift and inspiring and takes you from a boy who rose up in the darkest place to be i a seal i mention he was driving from cabul to cand harand a huge crash and holding on to the right window and land. after the cloud of dust adam was giving aid. and m-4 in the back seat. he's helping him out someone realized after 15 minutes, hey, adam, your hand is messed up. they were gone and hang
CBS
May 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. terrell brown is watching the weather. >> slaughter in syria, charlie d'agata has the latest on a government attack that left dozens of children dead. >> the strains of war, barry pederson faces the challenge when the troops come home. >> these mobilizations change you. maybe for the good, maybe for the worst. >> an inspiration for the graduates, commencement speakers share their insights with the class of 2012. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> cordes: good evening, i am nancy cordes, memorial day weekend is bringing us our first real taste of summer all right with record or near record highs in the 90s across much of the country. at the same time, other areas are coping with everything from unseasonably late snow to early tropical storms. terrell brown is in washington tracking the weather tonight. >> these homes have little chance against a massive wildfire in the gila national forest of new mexico. all three were destroyed as the blaze torched 85,000 square miles and continues to grow. >> across the west from colorado to californi
CBS
May 27, 2012 7:30am PDT
workers picketed his surname. there are working without a contract for every year. governor brown says he is coin to investigate. >>> in the meantime golden gate festivities have been planned all day long. many that the span could not be built. including this photographer. he walked the bridge with his parents in 1937 when he was just three years old. >>> oven for attack if the bridge for three years >>> today's big 75th anniversary bash, the bridge will be along the shore to marine green. the fireworks the ballet start- up 9:30 p.m.. you could find a list of the bridge festivities at cbs stock,. more than 3000 voluntaries place american flags on the graves yesterday. in all, flags were placed over our and over a hundred thousand graves. >>> a world war two battleship began her journey from the bay area. the ship saw plenty of action during its 50 years of service. kate choses was next. >>> there she blows, the uss iowa and did her stay in the bay. >>> i never thought this day would come. it's been 22 years since i've seen this ship and here we are. >>> she is on route tete southe
ENT
May 27, 2012 11:00am PDT
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CSPAN
May 26, 2012 10:30pm EDT
own vice president alexander stevens and the governor of the state, joseph brown, led the assault. still, georgia remained stalwartly for the president. as late as 1864 vice president stevens and governor brown could not turn the state legislature against davis. until the bitter end davis remained the dominant political force in the confederacy. finally, let's turn to davis as specific military commander in chief. davis never shunned his role as leaders of the confederate people and nations, as i tried to show. at the same time he took quite seriously his position as a military commander in chief as the head of the confederate armed forces. davis considered himself an expert in military matters and he believed himself eminently qualified to command an army or to command commanders of armies. he never doubted his own military ability or judgment. and directly the confederate war efforts, davis adopted hands-on tactics, his own predilection as well as his sense of duty involved in all aspects of confederate military from the trivial to the deadly serious. his administrative style da
FOX
May 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
native american heritage, but scott brown is calling her out and now he wants to look at her records. bob ward reports. >> senator, what is it that you would like elizabeth warren to come clean on. >> listen, all i've asked is the same thing you've been asking, to answer the questions and tell the truth. and the fact that she has been stone walling. >> the stone wall senator brown is referring to is this. fox 25sharmon's interaction on thursday. >> can you put this issue to bed and tell us whether or not you are a member of a minority group? >> middle class families are getting hammered. i have been talking to people all across the commonwealth. >> members o of the cherokee nation want to know, they say you should come clean. >> i have made the facts clear. i am trying to talk about in this senate race what matters to america's families. >> that's not all. boston globe and the website both have touched stories on the claims. either harvard university or warren herself quote, repeatedly classified warren as a native person and paid for the government in a way that did not adhe
SFGTV2
May 27, 2012 1:00pm PDT
as i did. i think we found out how much of a character governor brown can be we are going to talk about silicon valley and the bay area innovation to the economy today. as you look at the panel, talking about the silicon valley, we have the mayor of san francisco. it will come into perspective, that when you have a giant like ibm anchor here in the valley, you are seeing in between companies like google and apple and facebook with incredible growth. in san francisco, mayor lee has welcomed to the fold in twitter, zynga, companies that are into cloud computing, hiring lots of people that not only want to live and work in the valley but recognize san francisco as being part of the valley. we are, indeed, fortunate, from san jose to san francisco, to be part of the innovation economy. we are finally seeing once again california's innovation is leading us out of the last three years of recession. i do not know about you but i am pretty tired of the recession. i made a statement several years ago that it was about time for an adjustment to the economy, things were too expensive, overhe
ABC
May 27, 2012 3:30pm PDT
me that feels like, i'm brown for example. it's okay to be called brown. you are what you are and they will accept it. but it's the negative information and can cause ill feelings. sometimes you too politically correct in avoiding things that may be normal and natural, as well. but of course the negative parted is you want to make sure doesn't happen. >> i'm sure you have than countered that in respective careers. corey can you talk about being an asian-american? >> he was there, right. >> the coolest thing about that, seeing the chemistry and kids from all places connected with it. it's the success when you you you break through the boundaries of ethnicity. like spike lee. >> but confronting those stereo typical images that actually push you to work harder to drive you to succeed? >> absolutely. it depends upon the personality, as well. you can get very motivated. there is a lot of pride behind that. some of this that is very good but you have to internalize it in a certain way. >> i think it takes a strong person, some of the pride comes from the parenting. grownups around you.
NBC
May 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
the mayor, and first former acting treasurer pleaded guilty to paying brown to heckle former mayor fenty, and then shredding evidence of the payments. and then another former aide was charged with lying about the payments. what are your reaction to the payments? >> it's another cloud over the gray administration. the continuing charges will have to wait and we'll see what happens next, but the pressure is increasing on mayor gray to say something, and he says he can't but people say he ought to break that rule and say something. critics say the mayor doesn't know what he is going on in the administration which reflects on what the critics say is incompetence. it's a no-win situation. but the thinking is, he really has to say something and clear the air. >> there is an old saying, the buck stops at the top. how far the buck will go we don't know. because this investigation is going on, and you know, we were told pretty much, or at least it was a public knowledge about five months ago that this investigation would really be heavy, and continue on, and that's exactly what is happening
CBS
May 26, 2012 6:30pm PDT
eliminated the lakers to advance to the western conference finals lakers coach mike brown has received criticism, but meta world peace says the blame is on the players >>> mike was not out there guarding cavan, that was me, gavin scored on me, mike did not throw turnovers at the end of the game mike did not missed a three-point shot, i missed a three-point shot mike did not come in out of shape, well he did come in out of shape, actually he has a fat ... but, it is all mental for coach. >>> one of the best catches your seat lower columbia college player gyms over the fence to make the grab it was the final out it would have been a game- tying home run. >>> if there is a leak at the vatican and they think the dollar debt, it documents he's accused of stealing as punishment if convicted has technology caught up to america's most exercise the catch the bottom the new invention that takes away the anticipation. that does it for us eyewitness news will see you at four 11 anticipation. that does it for us eyewitness news will see you at four 11 latest,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> the following
FOX News
May 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
pelosi who thinks unemployment checks are the best stimulus to the economy. and downtown jerry brown is going to tax the last six guys. and now this guy is basically his slogan, his campaign slogan is i need dope in order to focus. you can't pay attention. >> if you keep stressing that marijuana is fun, no one is going to legalize it. or if you call it medical marijuana no one will legalize it. that works. brooke you are high right now. i can smell you from a mile away. do you think obama is a hipocrite on drug laws? >> loaded question. i want to address your other point. if you are going to admit to smoking pot while running for congress, admit you like it. that's the reason. none of this bs, the add or attention deficit disorder, that's not why people smoke pot. number two, if you want to attack it, your beef is not with the feds. it is with the supreme court. they ruled that growing a personal plant of marijuana and smoking it and not selling it somehow is a substantial affect on interstate commerce. that is the credible legal argument gets the feds regulating marijuana. joy that'
CBS
May 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
not play each other this season but the raiders play the panthers. lakers head coach mike brown has received criticism for his team's exit and meta world peace says the blame is on the players >>> mike was not out there guarding kevin that was me, kevin scored on the mike did throw the turnovers, mike did not missed three-point shots i missed a three-point shot, mike did not coming out of shape, well he did coming out of shape , it is all mental for coach. >>> one of the bus schedules the lower columbia college player gyms over the fence to make the grab, the fun out it would of been a game-tying home run brian sabean one, need defense on the giants. >>> you could argue it was a matter of time before crooks broke the code were talking about bar codes at the heart of every beat when you pay at the counter and crooks can capitalize coming up at 630 howe they're doing it. that's it for eyewitness news at 530 cbs evening news next with a massacre and syria dozens of children among 90 people killed in an attack. see you in half an hour. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
ABC
May 27, 2012 12:30pm PDT
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PBS
May 27, 2012 1:00am EDT
. did he? oh, yes. he's, uh, obviously very proud. so tell me, what's gordon brown really like? let's play karaoke! ♪ i'm feelin' lucky ( laughing ) alexa, you'd best pack up your things now, because your mummy rang, and she said she's going to be here in ten minutes... 45 minutes ago. die! ( gunfire noises ) what shall we do now? girls! rrowr. have i become invisible? hello! hey, can you hear something? no. i thought there was someone over there speaking. hello? i didn't hear. i thought it was just our imagination. karen! ♪ mummy's gone invisible ♪ mummy's gone invisible that's enough. oh... ( cell phone rings ) ♪ we can't see her we can't see her ♪ hello. oh, hi! hi, veronica. yes, yeah, i did get your e-mail. um, the thing is i probably won't be able to deal with it this evening because... well, to be honest, pete and i had sort of promised ourselves a quiet night in. well, you know, to have some quality adult time. eh-- you-- husband-and-wife stuff. you know what i mean. ye-- well, you can probably remember... what i mean. i am so sorry. no, really, it's fine. i d
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
was a debate where brown lambasting fenty with some very scurrilous comments. he would not respond. we did not know at the time that was being paid by the gray campaign. host: you sked candidate gray. guest: what is this all about? and he said, i wish i knew. maybe he did not know it, -- we know that there was something going on now that we did not know then, and that was a conspiracy to undermine the campaign of the mayor. host: your paper looking at 2014 and indicating there is a possibility that washington, mayor,uld have a whitre jack evans. there is another piece this morning in "the washington post" explaining or resign. will mayor gray survive the next two years? guest: that is a good question. i do not know whether he will not. there is a question about his own involvement. at this point, we know there was a person, aide, who according to the charging document in federal court, a personal aide who instructed aides to make the payments to brown. the prosecution has not identify who the person is. the speculation is that the person could be another t grayide aide of vincen gray o
FOX
May 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
the week ahead, including a day to remember chuck brown. details for the public services of the late good father of go go -- good -- god father of go go when we come back  >>> fleet week takes over manhattan. some of the stories expected to make headlines in the week ahead. >> reporter: monday is memorial day, so light up those grills, grab some friends, head to your local parade to pay tribute to america's fallen war heros. >> on monday, tourists in new york can enjoy free fleet week ship tours. hop onboard the vessels at pier 90 and 92. >> reporter: tuesday, president barack obama will award the presidential medals of freedom the nations highest civilian honor this year there will be 13 honorees including john glen, bob dillon, and mad line albright. >> thursday help put butts out celebrating world no tobacco day. citizens across the world will ban together, estimated more than 400,000 americans die each year from smoking related diseases. >> saturday is bacon fest, celebration of all things bacon and royal oak michigan. come hungry this event features bacon stations fro
SFGTV2
May 27, 2012 12:30am PDT
her estate for the beautify indication of the city. arthur brown, noted architect in the city, wanted for a while to build a tower. he had become very interested in persian towers. it was the 1930's. it was all about machinery and sort of this amazing architecture, very powerful architecture. he convinced the rec park commission that building a tower in her memory would be the thing to do with her money. >> it was going to be a wonderful observation place because it was one of the highest hills in the city anywhere and that that was the whole reason why it was built that high and had the elevator access immediately from the beginning as part of its features. >> my fear's studio was just down the street steps. we were in a very small apartment and that was our backyard. when they were preparing the site for the coit tower, there was always a lot of harping and griping about how awful progress was and why they would choose this beautiful pristine area to do them in was a big question. as soon as the coit tower was getting finished and someone put in the idea that it should be used for a
SFGTV
May 26, 2012 9:30pm PDT
want to talk to governor jerry brown president chiu: thank you. next speaker. are there any members of the public who wish to speak in public comment? please lineup. >> my name is larry. i want to be called juicy world peace g-mail. harvey milk, i went to the day historic society and spent two hours there this morning. harvey milk was killed by a policeman. now i hear about brother josiah who ran in 1961. we have so much history here. i tell you to go up there and see that. it is historic. there is a lot of black history, talking about who we are as a people. josiah said he was in the army in 1942. i am here to give a shout out to the president and the mayor. the president has given us gay marriage. i realize that a lot of us did not come from marriage families. my marijuana people do not like president obama because of the marijuana. it is between the marijuana people and the church people. medical marijuana and same gender marriages. we need more marriage and death in this country. today, they have called for more world peace in san francisco. that is what they said. this
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 11:30pm EDT
at this reunion, freddie, fred clue, al montgomery, alan brown. it's not george. you know. they're not here -- >> why do you come back, then? that might be what you say but -- >> yeah. because maybe i need them as much as they need me. >> do they know that? that you need them like they need you? >> no, because i don't think i've gotten -- i don't think i've gotten in touch with my sensitivity to be able to communicate that to the men. and many other pieces. we never have time for meaningful conversation. it is -- for example, tonight when we go to the dinner, we will be overcome by lots of stuff. so to sit down and have a meaningful conversation with these guys about what you see or how you feel, where you are, whatever, no, i've never done that. the only guy that i've spent, after vietnam, some quality time with, is don adams. and that's just been recent. because we go to football games together, he's a big georgia tech guy, we go down and spend time with him, i stay at his house. but we've never had real dialogue about the war and what we did in the war. i don't think we've reach
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 8:30am EDT
communities of the coming of freedom. >> the airport was swarming with white, black, brown, indian, every hue of skin. i don't think i had ever seen anything like that in my life. so that very first night we began to get an inkling of what this visit was going to entail. >> the speech robert kennedy gave on that occasion was certainly the most important speech of his life, and i think it captured the essence of what he stood for and came to be known for when he ran for president, particularly that one paragraph about the ripple of hope, which has been quoted over and over and over again. >> each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that sweep down the mightiest walls of oppresion and resistance. >> at athe end of the speech he stopped and look around as it if to say, was that enough. >> thank you. >> charlene, you live in south africa now and have seen the transformation
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
brown butcher's paper on it. i said that a warrior, he would never have a shield with vegetables on it. my mother found some black material when she found. i wore brown shorts and a belt. my mother was at a loss for how to make a sword. we finally cut strips of the cardboard come up with them together, and wrap them in black plastic from a garbage bag. it looks terrible. my father was happy to be free of blame for the errors i found in wardrobe and armaments. when i arrived at school, i was immediately ashamed. some of the children came to class and elaborate armor that looked like after it replicas of roman uniforms. his parents -- their parents spent weeks making their costumes. the entire buried in range command we looked like a horrid. papier-mÂchÉ heads and brown cloth bodies from each one over to men. we pulled a the chariot around the room with the girl who was the is the queen standing in it. my part consisted nothing more than following queen go to see around. aligning against the romans and then charging to my traumatic death. on the day of the performance, before 100 paren
SFGTV
May 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
became apparent to mayer brown, and he remedied it. unfortunately, that has dwindled since then, due to lack of maintenance. the opposition seems to be out of touch with the realities of providing natural turf fields in our environment. for sports facilities, we need practical solutions. i am wondering if they will next the demand that the park tennis courts be converted to grass. this is a practical solution to the shortage of soccer fields in the city. this is a safe alternative. i support the project. thank you very much. president buell: we have a kid'' group. some folks have been waiting. if we can back up some of the teams together, and may be one speaker for all of the green team, that would be great. >> i am a new manager of the competitive team in san francisco, the nighthawks. it is very difficult to find playing fields as a team in san francisco. this project allows triple the amount of playing time. the lights provide very little effect beyond the area in which that are lighting. we believe that this project for youth and adult sports is very important. this area of the p
SFGTV2
May 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
those hard decisions the best way we can. guess what? we are not going to have state. jerry brown is not coming in offering more money. he is doing the opposite thing. he has to. washington, d.c., guess what? they are not going to give us a whole pot of money. we have to innovate our way to solutions in our city. i cannot think of a better way. if someone tells me they do not have enough money to do something and that i've got a period of time to do it, i'm going to look around for the best minds and the best friends and people who love the city most and say, let's work together to find solutions. how do we pay for those cuts for the aids programs scott has referred to, or supervisor campos has talked to me about community-based services that need to be here in the community, not in some centralized place where you cannot get it. how do we do all of that and still maintain the balance? that is up to us to find that way. you have a mayor that is seriously focused on your problems, because there are problems. it's not my budget. it's our budget. i will spend every day and hour i can to fin
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, mark battaglini and tom lyons. thank you to senator scott brown who was here earlier but had to go. he's got a full schedule tonight. he was able to meet the veterans and greet them. some other people, george luz junior, his dad was featured in "band of brothers." george is my omar bradley. while i'm sitting there like eisenhower -- i don't smoke. if i did smoke, george is the guy who calms me down and tells me, everything is going to be okay. i'll take care of the little details. you need little details in operation over lord and other things, the invasion of normandy. lou ledoux from ac bats donated the bats outside that we're selling tonight. we've really benefited from his involvement. he's a board member of the foundation. we have some silent auction items. all the items out there raise money for the foundation and its mission so we can go to places like guadalcanal and normandy and take these veterans back. there's no more incredible experience than walking the battlefield in belgium or normandy with a veteran and their vivid recollection, any veteran knows they can recall pr
SFGTV
May 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
commissioner? >> yes. under the brown act, no conversation normally should be conducted. supervisor mar: that makes me -- that helps me understand which you're referring to. i will follow-up on that. is there anyone else from the public to with like to speak? public comment is closed. i would like to thank the public for speaking on the number of issues and i hope we would have had a larger group of residents. i appreciate the great presentation. thank you to our chief economist and thanks to the office of economic work force development. i this information is critical for everyone from business small and big to labour and neighbor of organizations to understand how critical job development is and how we need to address the barriers to creating more jobs and jobs that allow people who are educated and those who don't have four-year degrees that are stuck in the service sector or the so-called entertainment or creative sector and how jobs and housing are linked and housing, being a huge barrier as well with the costs and san francisco being so out of lack with the rest of the bay area and the
CW
May 27, 2012 8:30am PDT
year the governor brown to the secretive significant disruption amplexus to investigate. >>> expecting tens of thousands of people to help the gold gate bridge celebrate her 75th birthday today. anniversary event to plant all day long from bridge tours to spectacular fireworks show. considered an engineering mall mob many thought the span could be built including the photographer that what the bridge with his parents back in 1937 when it opened only three years old. " i've been photographed in the bridge for 50 years and i admit it's my favorite subject the cover of three books that have done and never get tired of it. >>> today the big 76 anniversary bash for the bridge will be along the shore between four. and marina green. it closes to foot traffic at 6 and vehicular traffic and nine on the grand fireworks finale starts and 9:30 p.m.. find a list of festivities and video of the bridge in the early days at cbs san francisco. for thousands of bay area volunteers memorial day weekend also began the the call out gate national cemetery. more than 3000 volunteers placed ame
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 12:30pm EDT
perp and fred and al montgomery, allen brown, and it is not george. they're not here -- >> why do you come back then? that might be a way to escape it. >> yeah. yeah. because maybe i need them as much as they need me. >> do they know that, that you need them like they need you? >> no, because i don't think i have gotten in touch with my sensitivity to be able to communicate that to them and the other piece is we never have time for meaningful conversation. i mean, for example, tonight when we go to the dinner, we will be overcome by lots of stuff, so to sit down and have a meaningful conversation with these guys about what you feel, how you feel, where you are, whatever, no, i have never done that. the only guy that i have spent after vietnam some quality time with is don adams and that's just been recent because we go to football games together and he is a big georgia tech guy and we go down to spend time with him and i stay at his house, but we have never had real dialog about the war and what we did in the war and i don't think we have reached that comfort level yet. don is a funny
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
civil rights in this country. and whether it is the brown berets or young lords, or more p establishments circles, henry gonzalez or ruben salazar, these men and women, cesar chavez, went to school on what black americans did, organizing with their bodies, with their lives, and with their passion, and understood that those struggles are never over. that understood it was going to be different because it manifests itself in a different way. and our history is different and the reasons we are here are different. playing fair is playing fair. and those people, those men and women were going to do what was necessary to make america pay attention. i don't think that they could have imagined in 1965 in school strikes and l.a. unified, in attempts to force integration and school lunches in phoenix and in -- the rio grande valley in texas. i don't think they could have imagined a country where in 2010 for the first time more children were born in this country who traced their ancestry to africa, latin america, and asia than to your open for the first time ever. that's the front edg
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 5:30pm EDT
here comes a guy made the turn on the corner. had a brown uniform on. guy delivered the telegrams. and they all screamed. and you know what they say? i ain't allowed to curse. but the women, it's all right for them. and my mother and everybody else's mother. and they hollered, oh, my god, my mother said, look at this, look. they looked. and they hollered keep going, you son of a bitch! keep going, you son of a bitch! and every time he would look like he was going to stop, they would say keep going, keep going. and once he did, he stopped in front of mrs. nelson's house. i'm witness to this. and he said it's mrs. nelson's house and they all -- here he had his brace on his pants leg broke and it got caught in the wheel of the bicycle. after he adjusted, he got back on and he continued his ride down the street. my mother come in the house and i said to her, ma, what are you all excited about? she said, babe, that's the man that tlidelivers the telegram a it could have been your house, her house, mrs. bailey, mrs. thompson. so then i knew. i said how often does this go on? she said, e
SFGTV
May 27, 2012 1:00am PDT
. president yee: john templeton, reginald brown, take two minutes. >> one of the reasons why there are such disparities in the achievement gap is the failure of the district to connect african-american students with local history. a good way to springboard into the next year, we are doing a series on african americans in the golden gate bridge that ties into the anniversary. students will be able to see some of the important changes going on during those three years as the bridge was been built. many of those changes resonate to the state. there is also opportunity in the directive on monday for professional development tied around a gentleman named doctor robert gordon. anytime you use a laser pen, you are relying the patents he did. on june 14, we have professional development. it will teach how to replicate his success. he was a national merit scholar, the was the first black to get a ph.d. in applied science from stanford. if he was able to do that, we need to look at what were the factors that helped him to be successful. this professional development on june 14 will look at the succes
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
baltimore and the mayor of maryland or the mayor of baltimore, george william brown, all met at the mayor's home, and they had to come up with a plan. well, we don't want any more violence in our city. how can we stop it? by preventing soldiers from am coming through. how do we stop soldiers from coming through our city? by stopping the trains. well, how do we stop the trains? how about we burn all the railroad bridges around baltimore. if the bridges are burned out, then the trains can't pass through our city and if the trains can't pass through our city there won't be any more soldiers coming through and if the soldiers aren't coming through there won't be mob violence so the leaders of the government of maryland thought this was a good idea. on the night of april 19th and the early morning hours of april 20th members of the baltimore police and the maryland state militia rode around baltimore and around annapolis burning railroad bridges and here is a 19th century google map and shows you the train routes from philadelphia, harrisburg, from the west and around annapolis and these
ABC
May 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
conspiracy, sounds much like a dan brown novel. >> open the doors and tell the world the truth. >> reporter: there are similar scenes in his book, "angels and demons." but, this is very real. the pope is said to be pained because someone so close is accused of betraying him. years ago, vatican conspirators used to poison their enemies. today it's more subtle. they leak to the media. those leaks began in january, exposing kickbacks and money laundering at the secretive vatican bank. another vatican back-stabbing. the man appointed by the pope to clean up the bank was forced out this week. >> this is just the -- he's only a theologian. and he's not a ruler. >> reporter: what we know is that gabriele the butler s being held in the offices of the vatican police, he's spending his time praying and contemplating. but we don't know if he's actually cooperating with investigators. some papers saying he is and others saying he is not. we're in for another interesting week at the vatican. >> certainly going to be an interesting week. >>> and now, to an abc news exclusive. defense secretary leon panet
CBS
May 27, 2012 8:30am PDT
coliseum. >>> we turn to mayor adlai and former allaire but it brown >>> i'm not trying to take away anything from oakland. i support everything that they're doing. but there is an opportunity here for all the fans to enjoy a a waterfront the arena. they could enjoy our scenery. >>> you said that one of your biggest regrets as mayor is not putting in a arena downtown. >>> absolutely. believe me, and we should have something comparable if not better than madison square garden. were you could watch basketball and other kinds of interest board and all within walking dissert. that's what the mayor is talking about. >>> the big question is whether the states are going to allow it. so sending it over to private entities, but the questions raised there. >>> we are prepared for them. that's why we want to read and by gavin newsom. he is part of our rear. there is also the bay area conservation district that we must respect. that's why you want to gain flexibility in the front end. we want to incorporate their ideas because the warriors won that. >>> with the selling points for this arena? >>
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
city. i moderated the debate where it took place where brown just lambasted time after time with some scurrilous comments and i gave him an opportunity to respond. he wouldn't respond. we didn't know at the time that sulliman brown was being paid by the gray campaign to behave that way and did the same thing the next night at another debate. host: you ask him that as well. you asked candidate gray at the time -- guest: i asked him, what's this all about? and he said i wish i knew. turns out maybe he didn't know it but we don't know whether he knew it or not but we do know there was something going on now that we didn't know then, that was really a conspiracy for campaign of the mayor. host: your paper already looking at 2014 and indicating that there's a possibility that washington, d.c. could have a white mayor, jack evans is one of the leading potential candidates but there's another piece this morning from robert mccartney also in "the washington post," explain or resign? will mayor gray even survive the next two years? guest: that's a good question. i don't know whether he will or
ABC
May 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
talk of conspiracy, sounds much like a dan brown know value. >> open the doors and tell the world the truth. >> reporter: there are similar scenes in his book angels and demons. the pope is said to be pained because someone so close is accused of betraying him. those leaks began in january, exposing kickbacks and money laundering at the secretive vaticanback. another vatican back-stabbing. the man appointed to clean up the bank was forced out this week. >> this is just the -- he's only a theologyian. and he's not a ruler. >> what we know is that gabriele the butler s being held at the vatican police, he's spending his time praying and contemplating. we cooperating with investigatoinv. we're in for another interesting week at the vatican. >> certainly going to be an interesting week. >>> to an abc news exclusive. defense secretary leon panetta. talking about the u.s. pakistan relationship, what one of the most challenging for administration. jake tapper is filling in for george this week on "this week." that fragile relationship with pakistan already tested. i want to know what was pan
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 1:00pm EDT
with that. the members of our committee, senator brown is next. >> director sullivan and mr. edwards, thank you for tending. hist mr. sullivan, you said that you were not aware that this had happened before and that is evidenced by some of the investigations you have done in your long history in the service, correct? >> yes, senator. >> you are still trying to figure it out is something you also said, correct? the most recent incidents? >> yes, sir. >> you are making changes coming ethics training, changing policy, is that correct? >> yes, sir. >> you said many times that a majority of the folks serving in the agency -- and i would agree -- do wonderful work and have gone on many missions and serve with great pride and resourcefulness. 147 years of service. is that fair to say? >> yes, senator. >> i know that you set out new guidelines and indicated they were draconian. and that you need to do them but you feel it's necessary. i would ask do you also trust the men and women now that are serving, notwithstanding this individual incident? do you trust them in their sacrifice and servic
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